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How 911 emergency services across the United States could be knocked offline by a mobile botnet

Israeli researchers have published a paper describing how hackers could use a mobile botnet to threaten the United States’s 911 emergency call infrastructure.

David Bisson reports.

New iOS 7 bug lets anyone make a call from your locked iPhone [VIDEO]

You may think your iPhone is locked – but anyone can make a call from it if they wish… and it’s at your expense, of course.

Once again, Apple’s lock screen security is found to be lacking.